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A blog about Civil 3D method and practice, Civil 3D Templates, Civil 3D Styles, Civil 3D Management, and Civil 3D Customization

 

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), Highway Division has posted thier CAD Standards for AutoCAD Civil 3D on thier website.

The MassDOT Highway Division now has a public page where you can download thier CAD Standards for AutoCAD Civil 3D.

The resources available include: Templates, Assemblies, Symbol and block libraries, Survey guidelines, Description…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags DOT, road templates, template

In Hyannis, MA at the annual at the Massachusetts Association of Land Surveyors and Civil Engineers (MALSCE) Annual Convention late last month The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MASSDOT) announced the department will require future project submissions in AutoCAD Civil 3D beginning Jan 2012.

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags DOT, standards, template, 2012, Civil 3D, survey

Over the weekend there were a lot of sacks in both college and pro football. 
These days there are also a growing number of of another type of SAC. Just so you know...

 

My friend Chris at civilreminders.com has released some new Subassembly Composer based subassemblies for standard CalTrans AC curbs, typical retaining walls, and More. Chris is the current professional Civil…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags DOT, structures, Assembly, Subassembly, subassembly composer

Earlier this week I fired off a post about the on-going Microstation and Autodesk battle for the State DOT software contracts and how that affects all the rest of us.

Oops

In that post, I stated the Bentley software had "lost" FDOT (the State of Florida Department of Transportation) to Autodesk.

Not true. My statement was inaccurate.

FDOT has actually…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags Civil 3D, DOT, FDOT, DGN

A couple of months ago I saw a Bentley software press release that announced that a couple of their civil engineering software products would now include support for the National CAD Standards 4.0. Ooooooo.

I'm rolling around on the floor laughing. Trust me. It's not a pretty sight.

Autodesk Did Not Even Notice

Autodesk didn't have to do anything to respond to this. An Autodesk…

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Posted by Tench Tilghman

Tags NCS, ncs 4.0, CAD Standards, implementation, Layer Standards, DOT, CADOT, Caltrans, FDOT